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The 6th Annual Media, Advertising & Entertainment Legal Summit 2017

Welcome to The Great Indian Media & Entertainment Sector!

According to The Indian Brand Equity Foundation;

The Indian media & entertainment sector is expected to grow at a Compound Annual Growth Rate (CAGR) of 14.3 per cent to touch Rs 2.26 trillion (US$ 33.9 billion) by 2020, while revenues from advertising is expected to grow at 15.9 per cent to Rs 99,400 crore (US$ 14.91 billion). Over FY 2015-20, radio will likely grow at a CAGR of 16.9 per cent, while digital advertising will grow at 33.5 per cent. The largest segment,India’s television industry, is expected to grow at a CAGR of 15 per cent, while print media is expected to grow at a CAGR of 8.6 per cent! India is one of the highest spending and fastest growing advertising market globally. The country’s expenditure on advertising is estimated at 15.5 per cent in 2016, and is expected to grow by 11.2 per cent in 2017. Television segment, which continues to hold highest share of spending, is expected to grow by 12.3 per cent in 2016 and 11 per cent in 2017, led by increased spending by packaged consumer goods brands and e-commerce companies.

While the above facts are as encouraging as they can be, there are several concerns and challenges that the sector has been through over the years when it comes to the legal and regulatory environments.

Lex Witness since the last 5 years has been organizing a dedicated platform for the M&E sector’s legal professionals to get together and brainstorm on various topical issues. We now foray into The 6th Annual Media, Advertising & Entertainment Legal Summit 2017 scheduled for 5th October 2017, NOVOTEL Hotel, Juhu Beach, Mumbai.

With 5 power packed sessions throughout the day, the summit will showcase industry leaders as expert speakers in their respective function areas expressing their lessons, tricks and success stories.

These discussions will revolve around the burning issues and hassles that the industry faced today. Here is a gist of the summit discussions and deliberations;

– The Converged Mediascape & A Creative India – It’s Copyright Cries

– The New Digital India Wave – An Untamed Beast

– Carrying the Regulator Along and Managing Court Matters

– Tax Talks – Tricky but True

– The Content Carousal – Creativity vs. Consciousness

Join us at The 6th Annual Media, Advertising & Entertainment Legal Summit 2017!

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